Good Dog Trail Off-Leash Dog Area is one of seven trails and designated dog zones in Bend, Oregon, where dogs can enjoy off-leash play. With a path that runs the length of the beautiful Deschutes River, the property covers two 1/4 miles of varied terrain and offers breathtaking scenery including three waterfalls and multiple river rapids. Though off-leash activity is permitted on this trail, dogs who lack a solid recall should remain on a leash for their own safety as this trail is entirely unfenced.
Access to Good Dog Trail Off-Leash Area is offered to all people and their pooches at no cost. Since this public play space offers no fenced enclosure, there are no on-site amenities provided. Owners should take care to bring bottled water, a dog dish, lawn chairs, and poop bags with them from home. To assist with keeping Good Dog Trail Off-Leash Dog Area a clean and attractive place for all to enjoy, owners are required to clean up after their pets and properly dispose of their waste.
In the event, an owner runs out of poop bags; park officials request that the feces be properly buried on the premises. However, it is mandatory for owners to carry one leash per dog in their care as well as poop bags with them at all times. It is unknown if bathrooms are housed on the property for public use. This park is operated by the Deschutes National Forest team with assistance from DogPAC.
Park officials require all dogs visiting the Good Dog Trail Off-Leash Dog Area to be current on all vaccinations. As with most states, Oregon state law requires that all dogs enjoying public places be in possession of an up to date city dog license. Tags as evidence of both should be prominently displayed on each dog's collar. Looking for a great new trail to explore? Bring Fido and the family for a hike at Good Dog Trail Off-Leash Dog Area!